China News Service, Beijing, September 9th, China News: According to a report from the Korean Central News Agency on the 9th, on the morning of the 8th local time, the Workers’ Party of Korea held the sixth enlarged meeting of the 7th Central Military Commission to discuss North Korea’s east coast and northern inland. Many areas were affected by the attack of Typhoon No. 9 "Mesaac", and post-disaster recovery and reconstruction work was deployed.
Kim Jong-un, Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Chairman of the State Council, and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces presided over the meeting.
According to preliminary statistics, "Mesaac" caused huge damage in the Kandeok area of South Hamgyong Province. More than 2,000 houses and dozens of public buildings were damaged or flooded, 60 kilometers of roads were destroyed, and 59 bridges collapsed. , More than 3,500 meters of railway subgrade and 1,130 meters of railroad tracks were destroyed, and local traffic was completely paralyzed.
In addition, the dam of the sedimentation tank of the Jiande Mining Joint Enterprise was seriously damaged, many equipment was lost, and huge economic losses were suffered.
Data map: North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong Un.
Image source: CFP Vision China
Kim Jong-un said that the early restoration of the Kande area is to protect the people and national property, as well as to restore the important lifeline of the national economy.
He hopes that new housing construction will take shape before the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea on October 10, roads and railways will resume operation, and all post-disaster recovery work will be completed by the end of the year.
According to previous media reports, North Korea was hit by Typhoon Mesak on the 3rd of this month. A large number of houses were destroyed in South Hamgyong and North Hamgyong Provinces in northeastern North Korea, and many public buildings and farmland were flooded.
On the 5th, Kim Jong Un went to the disaster area to preside over a meeting to deploy disaster relief and recovery work.